Resources

Resources

For Students:

Activities for Kids: Our favorites here at Mynt

National Energy Education Development Project (NEED): Works with hundreds of teachers and students to help them integrate more energy information and lessons into their classrooms and afterschool programs.

Energy Kids: The U.S. Energy Information Administration's Energy Kids is an extraordinary resource for teachers and students at all grade levels. Hosted by Energy Ant, the site provides facts, statistics, and educational graphics about the energy sources we use today, the science of energy, electricity generation, transportation, and energy efficiency.

SunWind Solar: SunWind Solar kits provide students with hands-on opportunities to learn and experience how solar energy can be converted into electricity and mechanical motion.

For Businesses:

PG&E Business Resource Center: Pacific Gas & Electric customer resources.

SDG&E Energy Guide to Savings: San Diego Gas & Electric customer resources.

SMUD Save Energy & Money: Sacramento Municipal Utility District customer resources.

Building Performance Database: The Building Performance Database (BPD) is the nation's largest dataset of information about the energy-related characteristics of commercial and residential buildings. See how your building stacks up.

For Everyone:

United States Environmental Protection Agency: Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator

Silicon Valley Power: Appliance Energy Use Chart

News:

U.S. Department of Energy: The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.

Energy Star Newsroom: ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency.

Greentech Media: Delivers business-to-business news, market analysis and conferences that inform and connect players in the global clean energy market. Our coverage extends across the clean energy industry with a focus on solar power and the electric utility market's evolution.